Environmental and social policy

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Environmental and social policy

This overarching Environmental and Social Policy that articulates how GCF integrates environmental and social considerations into its decision-making and operations to effectively manage environmental and social risks and impacts and improve outcomes.

This document captures the policy as adopted by the Board in decision B.19/10. The policy was sent to the Board for consideration at B.19 in document GCF/B.19/06 titled “Environmental and social management system: environmental and social policy”.

All decisions and documents adopted at B.19 can be found in document GCF/B.19/43 titled “Decisions of the Board – nineteenth meeting of the Board, 26 February – 1 March 2018”.

Cover date 01 March 2018
Document type Policies, strategies, and guidelines
Table of contents
  • Introduction
  • Definitions
  • Objectives and scope
  • Guiding principles
  • Overview of roles and responsibilities
  • General requirements for environmental and social risk management
  • Information disclosure, stakeholder engagement, and grievance redress
  • Implementation arrangements and resource provision
  • Effective date and review